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Four Important Improvements in iOS 7 Security System

iOS 7 is endowed with excellent security system which in its level is significantly exceeding the other systems.

iOS 7 is the latest operating system from Apple, designed for today's mobile devices of its own production. Launched just a few weeks ago, it is already installed on a significant part of igadgets.

iOS 7 is endowed with excellent security system which in its level is significantly exceeding the other systems. Nevertheless, and there are few flaws - a few days ago, it was successfully cracked, and the update to 7.0.2 version has also relatively quickly given up under the pressure of computer geniuses. But do not forget that there is no perfect protection, even though Apple definitely wants to develop it. Its new iOS 7 is full of technological innovations, one way or another related to the protection of users personal data.

Enterprise Single Sign-On Function

This feature allows you to enter a password to login once and for all applications that require authentication. On the one hand, it's convenient - It is less risky that malware copies the password of each account. On the other hand, the master password may also be stolen. In iOS 7 the function works with applications from all suppliers, whereas in iOS 6 it was limited to the programs of one developer.

Find My iPhone Technology

This development of Apple lets you look for a lost or stolen smartphone and track its current place. In iOS 7 this feature has been greatly improved, and now using Find My iPhone you can remotely lock the mobile phone so that the finder or the person who stole it could not use it. As Apple says, even if the phone software is reinstalled, the defense still will not be removed as long as the user enters the iTunes account. It's really quite a reliable protection.

The fingerprint scanner

This feature first appeared only in iPhone 5s, and Apple is very proud of it. Now it is possible to abandon passwords completely - the phone will be locked up as long as the user proves the auntification with his finger print. But that the "tech geniuses" have already managed to overcome the scanner, besides, it was shown that the scanner can react not only to fingerprints of people, but also on the cat's paw prints.

Limited access to files

In iOS 7 the opportunity to configure the lists of programs that are allowed to work with certain types of files. You can protect yourself and your documents stored in the memory of mobile devices, opening access to, let's say, text files only to one application, which does not have access to a global network.

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Katerina Merzlova is a marketing manager at Sumatosoft, an Agile Ruby on Rails company developing custom web solutions for enterprise, mid-sized and startup companies. We specialize in top quality solutions on a SaaS model - CRM, HRM, ERP, etc. We're also eager to provide software development and QA services separately. We have a professional team which provides manual (functional and non-functional) and automated testing services.